Series 2, Episode 5
Fred MacAulay - Beds
- Humans spend 25 years of their lives in bed. Found by Graeme.
- Charles Dickens always aligned his bed north to south. Found by Graeme.
- Most men sleep on the side of the bed closest to the door. Found by Lucy.
- A typical bed can house over 6 billion dust mites. Successfully smuggled.
- According to recent research, the average bed last longer than the average marriage. Beds last 12.5 years, marriage lasts 11.4 years. Successfully smuggled.
Graeme Garden - Sweden
- In one Swedish town a game of cow bingo is played every year, where people bet on which of 81 squares a cow will lay a cow pat on first. Found by Fred.
- ABBA has to change their original name because it sounded too much like a popular brand of pickled herring and were worried they might be sued. Found by Lucy.
- The Øresund Bridge linking Denmark and Sweden is a tunnel on the Danish side and a bridge on the Swedish side. Found by Fred.
- The Swedish consume more tomato ketchup than any other country in the world. Found by Michael.
- Sweden won the seventh World Underwater Rugby Championships in 2003. Successfully smuggled.
Lucy Porter - Leonardo da Vinci
- Leonardo could bend iron bars and horseshoes. Found by Graeme.
- Leonardo once sketched plans for a pedal-powered tank. Found by Graeme.
- Leonardo believed that beavers chewed off their own testicles, believing they had medicinal properties. Found by Graeme.
- Leonardo invented an alarm clock that woke the person by gently rubbing their feet. Successfully smuggled.
- Leonardo da Vinci was dyslexic. Successfully smuggled.
Michael McIntyre - Pigs
- In America, pigs have played computer games. Found by Fred.
- A pig's penis is shaped like a corkscrew. Found by Fred.
- Pigs can become alcoholics. Found by Lucy.
- The people of the Marquesas Islands use the word "pig" for all animals. Successfully smuggled.
- Only in English do pigs go "oink". Successfully smuggled.
- Fred MacAulay, Graeme Garden and Lucy Porter: 4 points
- Michael McIntyre: 0 points
- Monday 2nd June 2008
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|David Mitchell||Host / Presenter|